I DEAL Programme
The I DEAL manual pack is designed to help children and adolescents deal with life after armed conflict. It is a theme-based creative life skills training for children and adolescents. I DEAL is designed for children between 11 and 15 years old. The manual pack have been written for facilitators: staff conducting interventions at community level and address the following themes: Identity and Assessment, Dealing with Emotions, Peer Relations, Relations with Adults, Rights and Responsibilities, Prejudice and Stigmatization, Conflict and Peace, Future.
For each theme, a module is developed, which consists of 2 to 5 sessions. Sessions are presented as session plans, which include various exercises. Through I DEAL, children are invited to discover their identity and to cope with emotions of love and hate. It aims to help (re)define the child as an individual, preparing for a future.